Daniel J.  Ralston, Vice President.

  • 3 years of hands on OEM Generator Repair. Experience includes a variety of Stator & Rotor rewinds, Test & Inspections and General Maintenance on all Generator Models.

  • 6 years of TAB Services engineer experience which includes but is not limited to Vibration Diagnosis, Balance and Alignment of a variety of Turbine Generator units.
  • Complete Generator Rotor rewind of a GE 900 MW Nuclear unit.

  • Several complete Generator Stator rewinds of a GE Frame 5 unit.

  • Several complete Generator Rotor rewinds of a GE Frame 5 unit and GE Frame 7 unit.

  • Repair / Rebuild of several different Hitachi Frame 5 Turbine / Generator’s.
  • Inspection & repair of 3 Westinghouse Generators damaged in shipping.

  • Vibration Checking / Analysis & Balance of over 400 GE Frame 5 units.

  • Vibration Checking / Analysis & Balance of about 30 GE Frame 6 units.

  • Vibration Checking / Analysis & Balance of over 200 GE Frame 7 units.

  • Vibration Checking / Analysis & Balance of numerous GE steam Turbine sets

  • Vibration Checking & Balance of numerous different Westinghouse units.

  • Vibration Checking & Balance of numerous different Alstrom units.

  • Vibration Checking / Analysis & Balance of several different Brush units.

  • Vibration Checking / Analysis & Balance of several different Hitachi units.

  • Vibration Checking / Analysis & Balance of several different ABB units.

  • Electrical Testing of several different types of Generators.

  • Generator Stator Repair of an ABB Steam Turbine unit.

  • Load Gear Inspection & Repair for several different units.

  • Accessory Gear Inspections & Repair for several different units.

  • Installation of Several Plants with both new and used equipment.

GEARS, GENERATORS AND VIBRATION

Since 1987


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  • Spanish

job related training

Tab Services team

General Electric - Factory & Field Service Engineer - 1/85 - 9/87

Responsible for 11000 “Lynn GE” size Generators (up to 225 MW). Technical support for GE’s Generator Specialists working all repairs & inspections such as rewinds of Fields & Stators. Writing FMI’s, GEK’s & GEI’s. Factory support for new units & Field Balancing of new and old. Involved with the redesign of the Frames 5, 6 & 7 Generators. Responsible for the training of the International Generator Specialists. Training Instructor for the Generator Maintenance Seminar.

General Electric - Generator Specialist - 4/82 - 1/85

Worked for GETSCO as a Generator Specialist - maintained, repaired, modified and tested Generators around the world. Involved in several rewinds of rotors and stators. Assisted with the Engineering, Planning and Repair of the Frame 7 “End Loop Failure”. Rewrote the Gear Oil Leak handbook for Industrial Gears. Rewrote the alignment instructions for the GE Frame 6.

General Electric - Field Engineer - 1/80 - 4/82  

Worked for GETSCO as a Field Engineer - installing, maintaining and repairing various Gas & Steam Turbine power plants around the world.

partial list of jobs

GE - Field Engineering Program
GE - Generator Specialist Program
GE - Vibration & Balance School
GE - Startup & Operation School
GE - Generator Testing School
Bently Nevada - Machinery Diagnostics Seminar
Bently Nevada - Adre SXP Training

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Timothy J. Ralston, President.

  • Consulting Engineer - September 1987 - Present

  • On site consultant for numerous customers assisting in problems and general maintenance of Generators & Gears and Factory witnessing.